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G327.6+14.6 SN1006, PKS 1459-41

Notes: This is the remnant of the SN of AD1006.

Radio: Shell, with two bright arcs.
Optical: Filaments to the NW, with broad Halpha component.
X-ray: Thermal shell, with non-thermal limb-brightened arcs.
Point sources: The background Schweizer-Middleditch star is near the middle of the remnant.
Distance: Optical spectra and proper motion indicate 2.2±0.1 kpc.


Last updated: 11 Jan 2004

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